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Bryan Hanson Exelon Generation SVP

Bryan   Hanson

Senior Vice President, Exelon Generation, and President and Chief Nuclear Officer, Exelon Nuclear

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Hanson is responsible for ensuring that Exelon Generation maintains high levels of performance and safety across its nuclear fleet. Exelon Generation operates the largest nuclear fleet in the nation, which includes 23 reactors at 14 facilities located in Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.​


Professional History

Hanson has more than 30 years of progressive experience in the nuclear power industry. Prior to his current role, Hanson was chief operating officer of Exelon Generation's nuclear fleet with oversight for the daily operation of Braidwood, Byron, Calvert Cliffs, Clinton, Dresden, FitzPatrick, Ginna, LaSalle, Limerick, Nine Mile Point, Oyster Creek, Peach Bottom, Quad Cities, and Three Mile Island nuclear stations.



Hanson earned a bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a Master of Business Administration from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. Hanson is a graduate of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Senior Nuclear Plant Management Program, the Exelon Leadership Institute at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.


Professional Affiliations

Hanson is on the board of directors for Easter Seals DuPage and the Fox Valley Region, and he also serves on the University of Wisconsin Engineering Physics Advisory Board.



Keynote Speech at the 19th Annual Electric Power Conference & ExhibitionKeynote Speech at the 19th Annual Electric Power Conference & Exhibition<p>​​Exelon Generation Chief Nuclear Officer Bryan Hanson will discuss the challenges facing the power generation industry and some of the ways that Exelon Generation is facing them.</p><div>For decades, nuclear operators have been focu​sed almost exclusively on running nuclear facilities at world-class levels of safety and operational excellence. However, poor market conditions, increased regulatory requirements and the lack of equitable federal and state energy policies threaten the ability to continue operating at all in some cases. </div><div><br></div><div>Today, operators must continue their focus on operational excellence and simultaneously find ways to build enduring value for their plants through innovation, cost optimization, and advocacy. ​​</div><p><br></p> 4:00:00 AMChicago, IL



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